Interim General Manager

Location
Northamptonshire
Salary
GBP500 - GBP600 per annum +
Posted
11 Oct 2017
Closes
10 Nov 2017
Ref
13866354/001
Contact
Alexandra Deaves
Specialist Area
Logistics
Job Level
Manager
Hours
Full Time

Interim General Manager required for a period of 3-6 months for a 3PL business based in the Northamptonshire area, to support them during their peak period.

Client Details

3PL business based in the Northamptonshire area

Description

  • Responsible for managing the day to day activities of a combined multi user FMCG chilled warehouse and transport operation
  • Ensure the smooth running of the depot operations including financial management, performance management and health, safety & welfare
  • Provide strong visible leadership in order to ultimately manage all staff through performance, management and training
  • Ensure cases handled, labour turnover, customer service levels, transport utilisation and profitability are measured through continuous improvement in KPIs
  • Performance review internally of depot, along with customer's expectations against targets achieved. Constantly review, communicate and improve performance, both business and customer
  • Responsible for profit and loss and budget setting for the depot, and aspects of Health & Safety compliance

Profile

The successful Interim General Manager must be/have:

  • Must have at least 5 years within Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain
  • Must have leadership experience within a multi user, large scale site operation
  • Be able to commute to a single site location in Northamptonshire
  • Have experience within a FMCG chilled environment
  • An effective communicator at all levels, having exposure in a heavily client facing environment.
  • Significant experience of developing management teams within a large scale logistics operation
  • Confident Manager, skilled at setting clear objectives and motivating their team to achieve them
  • Highly tolerant of change, being able to work with an evolving organisation
  • Able to thrive in a highly competitive and demanding environment
  • Commercially focused, quality orientated and customer service driven

  • Be available to start immediately

Job Offer

The successful Interim General Manager will be offered between £400 and £600 per day dependent on experience within Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain.